It was a night to remember at St. James’ Park as the first great night of the Rafa Benitez era thrilled on Tyneside.
Expectation, nerves, frustration, despair and unbridled joy were just some of the emotions mixing together in the cauldron pot.
A monumental win for the Magpies, who gave their automatic promotion hopes a shot in the arm by beating what is likely to be a major rival throughout the course of the campaign.
A Dwight Gayle hat-trick will see the £10m summer signing praised (as rightly he should), though he should probably have had a few more.
The defence remains an issue for Benitez, though the magnitude of this win cannot be understated in the grand scheme of things.
With that in mind, here are THREE images that sum up Newcastle’s famous win over Norwich City.